Looking back at Steve Jobs’ tenure at Apple, it’s impossible to separate the role Microsoft and Bill Gates played. The companies helped pioneer the industry and define an era. The two CEOs partnered at various times, competed all the time, and challenged one another in ways that helped shape the landscape of technology.
It’s a complex relationship – which you can witness in this amusing video compilation of Steve Jobs best quotes about Microsoft. Read More
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On December 20, 1996, Mac OS employee Tim Holmes was working late at Apple’s headquarters, when suddenly, his manager came rushing by. He told Holmes to head to the “Town Hall,” Apple’s big conference room.
Steve Jobs was back at Apple. He was returning from his long exile and he wanted to meet with employees. Holmes went and took a bunch of photos. Read More
Over the past 30 years, many great things came out of Cupertino and most of them were introduced with fanfare by Steve Jobs. But which announcements were the most important? Which ones shook the world?
I did my research and created a video showing Apple’s Top 10 keynote announcements in all their glory. I couldn’t decide which one was more important, so I’ve listed them in chronological order.
Can you guess which they are? Read More
It seems like a no-brainer today but when Apple launched the iPhone there were no third parties app. And Apple didn’t intend to allow developers to create native apps for the iPhone neither…. That all changed on March 6, 2008.
Steve shared the stage of this Apple Special Event with other Apple execs but kept the best for himself: a slimmer, lighter, faster iPad 2 and the unveiling of the iPad Smart Covers. Read More
In his last keynote at NeXT, Steve Jobs pitches the virtues of the web-oriented eCommerce database to a Microsoft crowd at the Microsoft Professional Developer Conference (MSPDC). A few months later Apple would acquire NeXT Read More
Welcome to “This Day in History” series. A collection of article which looks at past events that happened on this day.
For the series opening, we’ll look at the 8th anniversary of the iPod Hi-Fi unveiling… the what you say? Indeed, not many people know about this short-lived product and some Apple fans might have forgotten all about it. iPod Hi-Fi is one of the failed products that even Steve Jobs Reality Distortion Field wasn’t strong enough to convince you to spend big bucks to own one. After it’s introduction it was never heard of again and faded away in silence. Read More